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    September 20, 2010
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several anne arundel schools closed this morning. we have the latest on what may be a deadly shoot outwith police. representatives from nearly # hundred countries in new
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current -- from nearly 200 countries in new york. it is monday, september 20th, 2010. as we take a live look over washington, d.c. this morning. good morning. thank you for waking up with fox 5 morning news. i'm sarah simmons in for gurvir. >> i'm steve chenevey. three schools in anne arundel county closed today. chesapeake high school, chesapeake bay middle school and folger mckinsey elementary school. all other anne arundel county schools will open on time today. it appears the east coast will avoid the wrath of hurricane igor. the category one storm barely missed bermuda and is now making its way up the atlantic so shen away from the northeastern united states. it pelted bermuda with rain and knocked out electricity in many parts of the island. forecast ares say igor will continue causing high surf and strong rip currents along the eastern seaboard.
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let's check in on our forecast here. tonydowns us once again. should be pretty nice. >> just want to mention in terms of igor and bermuda. although the eye of the storm did not pass over bermuda, still, bermuda got quite an impact from igor and we don't want to minimalize that. wind blowing up to 93 miles per hour on that island. so problems there. we'll show you igor in just a moment. we'll show you the local satellite-radar. it can be seen in some of our satellite-radars for the mid atlantic and the northeastern united states. for us here this morning, a few clouds coming through here and there but for the most part, clear skies. we are going to see mostly sunny skies for the day today. nothing in the way of precipitation even know a cold frontal boundary came through not too long ago. it produced no rain nor were we expecting it to. current temperatures, 70 degrees in washington. 66 at patuxent naval air station. # 7 at dulles airport. 67 in baltimore. your bus stop forecast for this
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morning, temperatures primarily in the mid-60s to about 70 degrees. a couple of clouds here and there but a mild start. -- 67 at dulles airport. more on the forecast coming up in just a little bit. let's get a check of our morning traffic with julie wright. >> we'll start off talking about 270 and coming southbound out of germantown being all of the lanes are open. no problems to report working your way south of 118 and continuing down to mva and beyond. the crew in sky fox is checking out your ride over in college park. overnight roadwork on northbound i-95 at # 1 #. that has cleared. ably itself open and looking pretty good as travel between 295, route one and i-95 in maryland. we'll take that back inside and update your ride. no trouble spots to report along this stretch. the nice, easy commute as you
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guys continue northbound up towards duke street. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. questions continue to swirl this morning about the death of a man in frederick, mearlgd. police there called to a hem on south market street three times to break up a fight between a man and woman. -- in frederick, maryland. police say oliver cohen fired a shot as officers were talking to him so one officer fired. it is not clear whether cohen actually killed himself. >> the gunshot was heard by the officers responding and at this point, everything of that nature is still under investigation by our criminal investigation division and some of those determining as are yet to be made. the woman involved was transported to the hospital for minor injuries. an autopsy is being done to determine whether or not the gunshot that killed cohen was self-inflicted or the result of an officer's fire. >> in leesburg, a 911 call about a fall now is a murder investigation. police got the call that the
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wife of steven combs la fleur had fallen. when they arrived, they realized she had been beaten to death. for the first time in nearly 100 years, a woman is set to be executed in virginia. theresa lewis is scheduled to die on thursday. she pleaded guilty in 2003 two- to-two counts of capital murder for hire. her husband and stepson were the victims. world leaders are gearing up for the general assembly of the united nations in new york this week. all eyes will be on iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad who is known for his controversial remarks which include taxes on the u.s. and israel. ahmadinejad is calling efforts to end his current are you's nuclear program pathetic. secretary of state hillary clinton says iran is suffering because of those sanctions. >> the information we're getting is that the iranian regime is quite worried about the impact on their banking
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system, on their economic growth because they've already encountered some tough economic times and this is making it more costly. >> reporter: ahmadinejad says he is not blocking inspects from the u.n. but the international atomic energy agency says its inspectors have not been allowed to do her job. sarah shourd is speaking out about her year spent in a prison in iran. she was released last week. shure is now back on american soil but her mind still on the other two americans being held in iran. she left behind her fiance and their friend. >> i came before you today only one-third free. that was the last thing josh said to me before i walked through the prison doors. we committed no crimes an we are not spies. >> the three were hiking along the iran-iraq border in july
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2009 when they accidentally strayed into iran. they were charged with spying but their families say they are innocent. the president's religion has been the subject of debate an confusion lately. up next, the first family heads to church. they were the subject of myspacive manhunt after evidence showed signs of a possible mass suicide. now, members of a california religious group are explaining why they disappeared for a short time. plus, redskins come up short against the texans thanks to a time out and a missed kick. dave ross will join us coming up.  if only there were a place where banks competed to save me a boatload of money on my mortgage -- that would be awesome! [sarcastically] sure. like that will happen. don't just think about it. spend 10 minutes at lendingtree and save up to $272 a month.
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the leader of a religous sect has been hospitalize fayed mental evaluation before the group went missing prompting concerns from family members. the group was found praying at a park in palmdale, california sunday. they advertise and the day before leaving behind a bag full of cell phones. identifications and farewell letters saying they were going
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to see jess us and wait for an apocalyptic event. authorities are now questioning their motives. the leader claims they go on religous retreats almost every weekend and didn't know anything about the manhunt. in new york, american muslims gathered for a summit hoping to agree on a united stand on ground zero. the organizer are planning a news conference later today. president obama took husband family to church at st. john's episcopal on sunday. the church is located on the other side of lafayette square from the white house. it is the fourth time the obamas have attended st. john's. there has been widespread confusion about the president's religious affiliation with a recent poll saying one in five americans say they think he is a muslim when in fact he is christian. a knew bike share program launchs today in d.c. and in northern virginia. paris hilton is set to make another appearance in court following an arrest for drug possession in las vegas. also, as we head to break,
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a live look outside as we get forecast from mr. perkins and the latest traffic from julie wright. that is coming up next. now coming up on 6:12.
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we take a look out over d.c. now, capital there in the distance. nice start to the day today. should be a real nice start today. pushing 70 degrees right now. >> still pretty good out there. going to warm up a little bit. >> yesterday, we made it up into the mid-80s. a warm day as expected. today, not quite as warm although i do think we'll get to 80 degrees downtown but still not bad. let's take a look. we'll go back to yesterday. we'll start with the high temperatures across the region at reagan national airport. it made it up to 85 degrees. 86 at dulles. 84 at bwi marshall. our current temperatures around the region, we've dropped off a little bit. we are now at 69 degrees here
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in d.c. 69 here. 69 in annapolis. dulles airport as 66. here is a look at the satellite- radar composite for the region. there is hurricane igor that you can see on the screen. awfully close to the u.s., isn't it in it is not going to make landfall anywhere along the u.s. it is moving to the north-northeast. but we are seeing rip currents, high tides, higher than normal tides is what i should say along the east coast. so you want to be aware of that. folk are recommending that people don't go out in the water because of the rip current effect. meanwhile, across the mid- atlantic, we've had a couple of clouds but we appear to be mostly cloud-free for the bulk of the day. beautiful this afternoon.
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high about 80 degrees. our normal high, 78. than for tonight, this will be all kind of planetary activity. i think we'll tell you about that a little bit later on in the show. but if you want to whip out your telescope and take a look, can you do so because we'll have clear skies. overnight low of 54 degrees. five-day forecast, a quiet week. we have for rain in the forecast unfortunately because we do need it and frankly, i would rather have it during the week than on the weekends. be quiet, sunny tomorrow, very pleasant, 826789 wednesday, thursday, friday, hot, highs near 90 degrees. 90 on wednesday and humid as well. you know who likes that? julie wright. >> also love the taste of chocolate pie with whipped cream. not allowed to talk about that. >> that sounds good. >> # 70 is busy slowing and
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approaching 109 -- 270 is busy. a nice easy ride right here, southbound 9 looking great, no problems to report leaving randolph road headed out towards university boulevard. central avenue at 123, they are checking for a crash at that location. 395 across the 14th street bridge, all lanes are open, no incidents to report. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> thank you. get ready to share the roadwaylet more bikes as today d.c. and arlington launch capital bike share with 1100 bicycles and 114 stayings around the area. it is bills as the largest such program in the country. rider can pick up a bike at any station an return it to any other station. for information on how much it costs to ride and where the stayings are, go to our web site at myfoxdc.com and search on web links. shop and restaurant owners inside union station might be getting a tax break from the d.c. sun sill as lawmakers are set to ache an initial vote tomorrow on a bill that would waive property taxes starting in 015. the group that represents the
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businesses says the tax is a burden that is holding up up prompt plans for the station. paris hilton's latest legal trouble, she is expected in court today in las vegas. she is expected to plead guilty to two misdemeanors in connection with her arrest in sin city last month. she struck a plea deal allowing her to avoid serving jail time and void a phony conviction. she will be put on probation for a year instead. another new york city retailer is shut down due to bed bugs. the b perform well now dead in the gulf. but the lungerring effects of all of that oil continue. now, we are learning more about the billions of dollars being paid to those hardest hit. we'll be back after the break. "know the species, know the stain." lanolin-free coat, i know it's an alpaca. walks in here, looks says "hey look, it's a llama!" cleaning the stain like he would a llama stain. time he's wasting. ♪ call 1-800-steemer
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nike's flagship niketown store in new york city is the
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latest to temporarily close because of a bed bug infestation. the store hopes to reopen soon. several new york city businesses have been hit by the bed bugs in recent months including a times square movie theater, google's manhattan office and the. pyre state building. the blown-out well in the gulf of mexico is finally dead this morning, five months after an explosion started that leak. the government declared the well dead after one last zest head to shoed that the cement plug is holding. president barack obama says it is an important milestone but the region does not have an easy road ahead. payouts to people hurt by the spill may have gone way up since ken feinberg took over the payments. bp set up the $20 billion fund to come been say the fishermen and businesses devastated by the disaster. let's take a look at wall street. look to build to last week's steady modest gains, adam asian- pacific ear is with fox business network is live in new
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york with this morning's business beat. modest gains like we said last week, how do you think the week is going to start out? are we looking good here? >> we are looking good here. futures are indicating that stocks will open higher this morning. europe has been trading higher so this is all a good indicator. but really, we can go anywhere. forget what happens at the opening. the question is what happens on tuesday with the federal reserve on interest rates and no one expects them to raise them. but also some of the economic data we'll get this week will all weigh heavily on what happens with trading. >> talk a little bit about the committee that is meeting on tuesday. what do we really expect to come out of. this they do have a lot of control over many things that do affect your lives. what do we think could happen coming out of this? >> the federal open market committee is made up the of the save governors of the seven
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governors. banks bother moany from the federal reserve and that interest rate they set sets the rate for what banks charge each other when they lend money. it eventually trickles down to you and me in the form of what happens with with our credit cards and eventually mortgage rates. no one expects that incident rhett -- interest rate to go up. they are looking about whether the federal reserve is concerned about the economy growing or the economy continuing to contract and if they're going to try and stop deflation. a lot of people say there is no deidentification. but if they talk about pouring more money into the system, it means they're worried about deidentification and that could be real trouble for the stock market. so we'll be watching that meeting a lot. of a always joked, fortress fed is so hard to get into, it is kind of like studio 54 in the 1980s. you just can't get in. >> i want to mention real quick
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the commerce department releasing the latest housing information. are we expecting some bad news to come out of this one? >> this will be very interesting. we'll get new home starts. that is expected to contract from july. august numbers are supposed to be down. we are all watching very closely the existing home sales. july really surprised everybody with the june numbers. we were on track after a real big drop to only sell something like 3.8 million units this year. a lot of that had to do with the expiration of the tax credit. an lits are expecting a about the of a rebound to put us back on track. if we don't break the four million numbers, a lot of people will see that as a very negative indicator. >> all right. thank you for talking with us this morning. coming up next on fox 5 morning news, representatives from across the globe are in new york this morning for the united nations general assembly. but with the recent release of an american hiker who was jailed for over a year, the focus is on iranian president
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welcome back. a reminder for you that three schools are closed today because of a water main break. that is in anne arundel county. the schools that are closed are chesapeake high school, chesapeake bay middle school and folger mckinsey elementary school. all other anne arundel county schools will open on time today. our big story this morning, hurricane igor lashes bermuda with flooding, rains and high winds. the eye stayed to the east of bermuda by about 40 miles. the category one storm is veering way from the u.s. but will continue to cause high surf and strong rip currents along the eastern seaboard. out to the west ache
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powerful typhoon has made landfall in eastern china after dumping four feet of rain in parts of taiwan. officials say up to 44 inches of rain have fallen on the certain part of the island with more to come. that is unbelievable to think about that much rain. >> the problem is it is a very slow-moving storm. most storms move through, they do the damage they'll do. it is taking its time moving through so rain is hitting the same areas. >> we wish we could see some rain. nothing like that but we could use a little bit of it. >> er with down for the year. we are down for the month. and you know, we won't see any significant rainfall. we might not see any rainfall at all this week the way things are looking right now. so we could use some precipitation. right now, here is what is happening with the current conditions being reported at reagan national airport where our temperature did drop off just a short time ago. we are now at 69 degrees. relative humidity, 75%.
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winds are out of the north at 13 miles per hour behind a frontal boundary that came through during the overnight hours. barometric pressure on the rise. 30.01 and rising. here is a look at the satellite- radar for the region. we had some clouds overnight. not much in the way of cloud cover right now though. mostly clear skies. it will be a very sunny day today. mostly clear skies through the course of the day today. a quiet day and not as warm as it was yesterday. here is your forecast. looks like this. mostly sunny, becoming mostly sunny. nice this afternoon, high about 80 degrees following yesterday's high of 85. that is a look at the weather. we talked hurricanes and typhoons just a moment ago. that is what today's ask the weather guys question is about. a very sharp-eyed young man who has note id something when it comes to hurricanes so we'll try to answer his questions coming up shortly. >> let's get your questions about traffic answered. julie wright has those. >> as long as they're not too difficult, i think i can hand
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it would. we'll start off with the crew in sky fox checking out your ride in prince george's county. they are above the crash that happened a214 atmenter price road. if you are coming inbound, we have accident activity, two cars involved in this and police on the scene. it looks like traffic is squeezing by single file to the right and again, this is in the direction of the beltway. only one lane to the right is able to get through. route bound, all of your lanes are open. we'll show you what else is happening out there on the highways. if you are traveling southbound along 270, the lane are open leaving germantown headed out towards mva. it is definitely a slow crawl at this point from father hurly boulevard head out towards and past 118. you will find delays on the top side approaching an passing 109. coming inbound on 66, heavy volume right now leaving nutley
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street headed for the beltway. you will find 66 slow aappropriating and passing 234 business. downtown, westbound on the freeway at 67th street, that is where we had the stalled car in the right lane. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. sit our top story, world leaders coming together in new york this week for the annual u.n. general assembly. you ron and its nuclear ambitions all aagainst the backdrop of a freed american prisoner. stacy cohan live in our newsroom with more on this. >> reporter: good morning. once again, mahmoud ahmadinejad generating a lot of buzz ahead of this week's united nations meeting in new york. this year, the talk is not just about the nuclear program but also about two american hikers would remain in prison in tehran. sarah shourd is back on american soil but her mind is in tehran. >> i stand before you today only one-third free. that was the last thing that josh said to me before walked through the prison doors.
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>> reporter: shourd left behind her fiance and their friend would remained behind bars. >> we committed no crimes and we are not spies. we in no way intended any harm to the iran ongovernment or its people an believe a huge misunderstanding led to our detention and prolonged imprisonment. >> reporter: also speaking from new york, mahmoud ahmadinejad. he called chiewrd appear release a humanitarian gesture. u.n. ject general sat down with him ahead of this wee assembly. it is clear that the future belongs to iran and that enemies will be fruitle and hence sanctions too will be ineffective. >> reporter: the secretary of state says the issues way ron go beyond shourd's release. >> i am grateful and appreciative that sarahs with released and want to see not only her two compatriots but
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other americans who are held without cause released as well ped and we are concerned about the nuclear program. >> reporter: iran has not agreed to any talks or any meetings about their nuclear program so far during these meeting this week in new york and the president mahmoud ahmadinejad has made no commitments or comments on whether or not the two remaining prisoners will be released. back to you. >> thank you. stay with fox 5 on a and online for the latest developments from the u.n. general assembly. on our web site being you can read an interview with the iranian president. also making headlines, questions remain about the death of a man in frederick, maryland. police were called to a home on south market street three times to break i'm fight between a man and woman. when officers arrived, they found a woman injured. she was taken to the hospital
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and they also found, police say, 28-year-old olivier cohen in a parking area. >> as they were trying to approach him to make contact with him, a shot was fired and the officer felt that he was in danger at that point and responded to that shot firing several rounds. >> police say the officer who fired at cohen is a four-year veteran on the force. he has been placed on routine administrative leave pending the outcome of this investigation. if leesburg, virginia, what began as a 911 call about a fall is now a murder investigate. police got that call saturday that the wife of steven combs la fleur had fallen at their home. but when they arrived, they realized she had been beaten to death. he is now charged with first degree murder and is being held without bond. college park is hit with
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yet another strong-arm robbery. police say aperson was robbed and assaulted about 4:30 a.m. on sunday. it is unclear whether this crime is related to a series of armed robberies near the university of maryland campus in recent weeks. there was one arrest made in those cases last week. remember is a civil rights icon at howard university as hundreds gathered on sunday at a memorial service for dr. ron walters. he was not only a civil rights leader but also a professor, author and political advisor. his accomplishments include shaping the presidential campaign of the reverend jesse jackson and teaching thousands of students. one of his students was congressman elijah cummings. >> thank you for seeing in us what we could not see in ourselves. thank you, thank you so, so much for making us realize that we could be better. >> walter was thrust in the segregation debate after he
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took a seat at a wichita, kansas lunch counter in 1958. she was fired over allegations of racism that were eventually proven to be false and now scherrly sherrod brings her message of redemption for a d.c. church. we'll hear from her coming up. they lookeddom faint no most of the game but in the end, the redskins -- they looked dominant for most of the game, but in the end, the redskins came up short. what went wrong? dave ross will join us with that. yeah, why's that? ♪ todd's a lucky man. ♪ the best part of wakin' up... ♪ that's what i told him when we talked last week. ♪ ...is folgers in your cup i'm ahmed mady and i'm a homebuilder. my father brought me up to give back to society... felicia jackson promised her late sister
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i thought we had a little bit of sound there to talk about the excitement with fred davis. that was a 62-yard pip and catch that put the skins up 20- 7 in the second quarter. we all know it is not how the start, it is how you finish and
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this one finished in the hands of the houston texans. joining us now is dave ross. >> i noticed from being out at the game yesterday, aside from the continued excitement in the stands, dan von macnab, what a difference maker. i think the confidence of the fans really bought into this feeling that confidence that we are ain a little bit of a hole, he will get us out of it. >> sure. they had the 27-10 lead and it was basically on the shoulders of donovan mcnabb. the running gape was basically nonexistent. this was all about the passing game of the -- the running game was basically nonexistent. when you get 42 # yards on 28 of 38 and no picks, he is throwing the ball up there almost 40 times and no picks. it is very impressive. that is why you bring the guy if. i think the team now feels
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they've got a bonafide leader. no question about who the lead are of the team is. it is donovan mcnabb. if anybody can get over a tough loss like this, this is the guy. you this is the guy you want in the locker room later. that is the guy they are all going to look to to get over that devastating loss. >> and kyle shanahan, does he know now that after seen him put up 40 yards, is that what we're going to see the rest of the season. >> i didn't expect that yesterday. i thought they would have a better offensive day. it was fred davis, chris cooley, anthony armstrong, williams, galloway. they all got into the act. he is spreading the ball all around. it wasn't two guys. they scored quickly because donovan was so efficient. their defense was on the field for a long time. against a team like the houston texans, you have to be able to run the ball to keep them off
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the field and they couldn't do that. this was a huge play. the texans are down. a little flip pass and there goes arian foster. he set up a touchdown and they got him the next play to cut it to 10. when i saw that, i thought uh- oh. >> he just pulled that out of the air. >> nothing reid can do about that. >> the redskin were a second away from winning this game on five different owe indications. alexander cleaned that guy's clock on that play. he was one second late. >> we want to talk more about this next hour. we talked about the success of donovan mcnabb. he has been getting a lot of protection up front. we saw that break down in a way we didn't want to see
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yesterday. >> trent william has been unbelievable. we don't know the severity of his injury yet. we'll find out today out at redskins park. he was visibly shaken by this. you hate to see this for anybody but especially the guy who could be the cornerstone of your offense yugoslav line for the next 10 years. you got to hope that he is okay. we'll see you again soon as well. let's turn it back over to sarah and tony. >> thank you, guys. >> good action yesterday. >> a lot of action. were you out there for it? >> no, no, no, i was at home. >> you can't go to all of them but i guess can you try. >> it was fine watching it on tv. wave got a great day today. not as warm as it was yesterday for those who were out there at the stadium. but a very pretty day. let's jump right in, show you what is going on. let's start with the weather headlines if today. here we go. first of all, the week starts with more sunshine and i think we'll see a pretty good amount of sunshine. the middle part of this week,
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hot and humid. you are reading that direct correctly. hot and humid. we are talking wednesday, thursday into friday as well. other headlines, a shawl chance for -- i'm sorry. there is a little chance of rain. there is not much showing up on the maps or the models to indicate that we'll get any decent rainfall this week. we may get no rainfall this week. meanwhile, igor is still a hurricane. we'll show that to you. here is a look at the current temperatures around the region. right now, 69 degrees here in the district. baltimore is at 66. frederick, maryland, 63 degrees. stevensville, stevens spar-- stevensville, maryland is at 66 degrees. out to the east, that is hurricane igor. fairly close. only impact for the east coast of the united states, strong rip currents, hewer than normal tides. you want to be aware of that.
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that hurricane remains and tracks off to the north- northeast. here is your forecast. another very nice day tomorrow, sunny, 826789 we had, thursday and friday, summer returns for a few days. actually, it is still summer technically. although by then, what is the day? by than, it won't be summer. summer returns for a few days. temperatures return to the upper 80s to around 90. it will be hot and humid. >> is this the last day of summer? >> is today the last day? what is today, the 20th. i think it is. i got to look. but i think it is the last day of summer. >> puts me in a bad mood. >> you always get that last resurgence. >> we'll get more probably in october. we have a nice little warm-up. time now for ask the
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weather guys. tucker barnes and i put our big heads together to answer your most pressing questions, weather-related or otherwise. today's questions comes from 14- year-old chris in stafford, virginia. he asks, although it could be a woman, a girl. so he or she asks, i notice that once igor developed an eye t stayed if a while and then closed up again. i also observed this in hurricane danielle and hurricane earl. why does this happen? is there a name for it? also, whenever a hurricane is fully developed, i notice what likes feather is on the outside of the storm. why do hurricanes do this? good questions, chris. someone would is very observe and. all right. we'll talk about the eye wall first. very observant. yes, these eye walls, especially with the bigger hurricanes, in fact, primarily with the bigger hurricanes, they drop, you see them and they break down and then a new one develops. this is called the eye wall replacement cycle.
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tucker knows a lot about this as well. this is something -- tucker, i'm correct in saying this occurs mainly with the big storms, right? >> major hurricanes. >> we are seeing more and more major hurricanes, scientists have more opportunities to observe this. >> the truth of matter -- can you hear me? >> we can sort of hear you. >> i sort of hear you. >> this is a look at hurricane -- this is earl. >> this is hurricane earl and you will see the eye wall break down and then re-form. it is because during the course -- as the storm develops, sometimes that eye wall loses some of its intensity, begins to break down. scientists don't know exactly why this happens yet. there are several theories but they don't know exactly why it happens yet and then it will build up again. are you better now? still not better. okay. that really impacts the ability to do this segment. but that is what happens with
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the eye wall. now, what was another question? he note is feathering on the outside of the storm. >> i'll take over. this is fascinating stuff. this is outflow. so what happens isage the eye wall around the center of the storm is a chimney. the air comes up and out of the top of t that is the offshoot. all that air gets spread out along the upper layer of the atmosphere. that forms cirrus clouds and that is your outflow. >> very natural with any hurricane. you see these tightly wound hurricanes which tend to be smaller and you don't see as much of that feathering but it can happen. that outflow will impact the weather around the hurricane, even impacting, as we saw with julia, other hurricanes that are close by. kind of robs that second arrestee hurricane of some of its energy and it is not allowed to develop as much. there you go. very good oaks, chris. you are right on it. i think you have a future in weather. >> meteorologist in training. absolutely. >> absolutely f you have i question you want answered, go
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to myfoxdc.com, click on the weather tab and we'll try to answer it for you. >> tucker gets to listen to the scorpions. >> oh, rock you like a hurricane. tucker is gone. >> let's got a look at traffic with julie wright. >> did i just see you do the shake and shimmy to the scorpions. >> i didn't know there was a name for it. >> wow! all right. on the roads, you will find the outer loop of the beltway below speed and on the inner loop, we have delays here in virginia as you travel from 50 headed up towards 66. the trouble spot was the crash before you read 66. that has cleared. delays form back near 23 # headed northbound on the beltway. inbound route # at 13, that is where we have reports of an accident right where they've didn't doing the construct to the hot lane work and everything. we had a change in that construction pat were and now an accident with only the center of the road getting by. outer loop of beltway below speed leaving 95 college park headed around towards georgia
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avenue. university boulevard at arlin avenue for a accident possibly involving a pedestrian. the former agriculture department executive forced to resign from her job because of a youtube video spoke out about her ordeal. shirley sherrod was forced to quit after a video posted by a blogger misrepresented her message on kiss des christmas nation. she spoke at a d.c. church and karen gray houston was there. >> this church has hosted statesmen and civil rights leaders. it is undergoing a major renovation. that did not stop scherrly sherrod from retelling her story. >> this person was e-mailing me saying you should be ashamed of yourself. >> reporter: sherrod is still hauntedded by this video. it was a speech she gave to the naacp but a conservative blogger posted excerpts that seemed to show she withheld
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assistance from a georgia farmer because he was white. >> i just knew the administration would support me. >> reporter: sherrod was talking about her own racial transformation but the truth did for the get out until she was forced to resign. president obama apologized. she declined an offer to go back to agriculture p. she says she is suing the blogger. >> do the right thing and god will help you through any situation. >> reporter: folk who heard her remarks had this to say. >> it gives us a new perspective on how people are being treated. >> she spoke directly to life, pain, the ability to be able to believe beyond what is possible. >> she says, if you do things right, from the beginning, it will work out in the end. >> we have to reach out, reach back and help. you never know. you could be helping the second black president of the united
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states and next time, she might be a woman. >> in the district, careen gray houston being fox 5 news. coming up being habitat for hue assistant of northern virginia is celebrating their 20th anniversary. >> but you don't have to know how to use tools to help out. holly is at their re-store in chantilly with more on that. we'll talk with holly more about that coming up after the break. ce,webr
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>> reporter: good morning, everybody. i'm holly morris. i hope you had a great weekend. i'm going to get your week off to a great start because i'm going to tell you how you can help a good cause and get a good deal in the process. we are live this morning at the habitat for humanity re-store in virginia. if you're not familiar with re- store, let me tell you. this couch, $35. it's one of the many deals here. this is for home improvement items that people donate and
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you get things at 50-90% off of what they would regularly cost. like, let's see, i think these are dishwashers, $25. and of course the proceeds go to habitat for humanity which in northern virginia is celebrating their 20th anniversary. and we'll talk about what they've done and where they hope to head and how you can get a deal. miss a day and miss a deal. that's what they say. >> and you can furnish your entire house. >> exactly. >> thank you. let's send it over to allison and steve. >> thanks, sarah. the university of maryland campus put on alert. >> another robbery near the college park campus. more details coming up this hour. and the u.n. assembly kicks off. will there be reaction over the iran nuclear ro